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Main road into Nizwa | 4.5km from the khanjar roundabout, Nizwa, Oman
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Singapore, Singapore
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed the food. Great kebabs and a half roast chicken. Kids loved it too. Fresh juices were excellent. Service good, but not good enough for 5 stars

Thank 691DanielB
Hong Kong, China
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very lively and busy restaurant. The menu is extensive and the food is fresh and super delicious. Friendly and effective waiters and good atmosphere. Open late to late and if you want lunch, only a part of their menu is available. Highly recommend a visit.

Thank traktorweltweit
Muscat, Oman
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great flavor and an extremely clean spot located in Nizwa in a good location. It's next to the Jeep store and under the Tanuf residency building. The platters are big with the bread so huge to feed 4 people. Great mixed grill and lemon mint juice is really fresh. Worth the visit!

Thank Renee Dee B
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is really good, service very quick, nice screen to follow sports matches. Really worthed a visit!

Thank Chiarettina92
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a superb meal here - simple salads and meat but cooked to perfection and really delicious - would highly recommend.

Thank Emma J
Geneva, Switzerland
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53 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bbq meat... tamoule... everything we ordered was awesome! Cars were stopping by to get take away. Service was correct. The ambience was not the best... as they were watching football there but... I did not care... the food was super and the price really fair..

Thank 11_Noemi_11
Wilmington, Delaware
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We just had dinner at Al-Masharef, and were very happy with the experience. We sat outside (laminate tables and plastic chairs sitting essentially in the parking lot) and they were projecting a football/soccer match on a blow up screen. We arrived early (7:30PM) and pretty much the only people there were tourists, but by the time we left (a little... More 

Thank Sutton27
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

This is one of the better eating places in Nizwa. Recommended to us by a local and when we reached there we found the establishment very popular with lots of Omani's eating there. While its a "Turkish" restaurant it does cater to a variety of Omani, Lebanese Shawarma and partly middle eastern cuisine. The Al Masharef mix plate of various... More 

Thank P K
Manchester, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

We sat on a table outside - service was excellent with many if the waiters speaking English. Table and chairs are basic but clean. This place does a thriving trade of locals and tourists as well as a take away service. We didn't need to book at 7pm. We had mixed starters and chicken tikka with yoghurt which was plenty... More 

Thank Paul G
New York City, New York
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37 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Weak vegetarian options - meze, falafel (it's oddly fluffy as if there is more flour than chickpea); fresh fruit juice -- make sure you say no added sugar in your pom juice otherwise it'll be added.

Thank TiffBW

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Halal
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main road into Nizwa | 4.5km from the khanjar roundabout, Nizwa, Oman
  • Location: Middle East  >  Oman  >  Ad-Dakhiliyah Governorate  >  Nizwa
  • Phone Number: 93306993
Next door to the Tanuf Residency.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?